Unknown Ascent from Hackney by James Sadler

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This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Unknown Ascent from Hackney by James Sadler

Date

c. 1811

Inventory Number

A20140921000

Physical Description

Oil painting of one of James Sadler's ascents from the Mermaid Tavern, Hackney in 1811. On August 13 he ascended with Lt. Paget. On August 29 he made a second flight with Mr. Beaufoy. Image shows the balloon aloft with a crowd watching from below.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Painting, Oil on Canvas

Dimensions

2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 84.5 × 62.9 × 4.4cm (33 1/4 × 24 3/4 × 1 3/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Paintings

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